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Paper Bag Penguin Craft

Are you looking for a simple Puppet Crafts for Kids to add to your penguin unit or just a fun project for your kids to do after reading your favorite book about penguins? This Paper Bag Penguin Craft is so easy to make! And, you only need a few of supplies to create it. 


Penguin Puppet


Paper Bag Penguin Craft

Not only would this penguin craft be a fun addition to your unit and creative book-inspired activity, but it’s also a great way for your children to develop their fine motor skills. By cutting and gluing the shapes together, your kids will work on their hand muscle strength, hand and eye coordination, and much more! These are important skills for pre-readers and pre-writers!


Paper Bag Penguin Craft


Getting Ready To Make The Paper Bag Penguin Craft:

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What’s Included:

  • Penguin Template


What Else Is Needed:

  • Penguin Book
  • White Card Stock or Copy Paper
  • Scissors
  • White Paper Bag
  • Glue
  • Construction Paper


Paper Bag Craft


To prepare this craft for kids, click on the pencil below to automatically download the free penguin template. Then, print the template on white card stock or copy paper. You can copy the template for each child or have them trace the parts of the penguin on construction paper. 


How To Make The Paper Bag Penguin Craft:

Before making this paper bag craft, read your favorite book about penguins. I like to read If You Were A Penguin by Florence Minor, but you can choose any fiction or non-fiction book. 


Penguin Craft


After reading a penguin book, cut out all of the parts of the penguin. Next, glue the penguin’s flippers on the white paper bag, one on each side. 


Paper Bag Penguin Craft


Then, glue the top of the penguin’s head, eyes, and beak on the top of the paper bag. 


Craft for Kids


Finally, glue the penguin’s feet on the bottom of the paper bag. You may want to slightly tuck them under the penguin’s flippers. 


After creating this penguin craft, your kids can use their puppets to pretend that they are the flightless bird. If you read the book If You Were A Penguin, your children can share what they would do if they were a penguin. If you read a non-fiction book, they can share one fact that they learn about the winter weather animal. 


Penguin Activities


This Paper Bag Penguin Craft is a simple project for your kids to create after reading their favorite penguin book. It is so easy for kids of all ages to make and would be a great addition to a penguin unit too. 




Pin It For Later:

Do you want to save this penguin craft for later? Pin this to your crafts for kids board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!


Paper Bag Penguin Craft


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Are you for resources to help you teach your students all about penguins? These Penguin Activitiesare a must have! This packet is full of resources to help you teach and your students learn all about the life cycle and parts of a penguin. From the  penguin science experiment to the life cycle crown, there are a variety of activities your students will love! Click on the picture below to learn more about this bundle of activities!



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Click on the pencil below to automatically download and print the craft templates!

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